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dc.contributor.authorConti, Gabriellaen_US
dc.contributor.authorHansman, Christopheren_US
dc.contributor.authorHeckman, James J.en_US
dc.contributor.authorNovak, Matthew F. X.en_US
dc.contributor.authorRuggiero, Angelaen_US
dc.contributor.authorSuomi, Stephen J.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-22en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-15T07:55:21Z-
dc.date.available2012-06-15T07:55:21Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/58815-
dc.description.abstractThis paper exploits a unique ongoing experiment to analyze the effects of early rearing conditions on physical and mental health in a sample of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). We analyze the health records of 231 monkeys which were randomly allocated at birth across three rearing conditions: Mother Rearing, Peer Rearing, and Surrogate Peer Rearing. We show that the lack of a secure attachment relationship in the early years engendered by adverse rearing conditions has detrimental long-term effects on health which are not compensated by a normal social environment later in life.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDiscussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit 6495en_US
dc.subject.jelI12en_US
dc.subject.jelJ13en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordrhesus monkeysen_US
dc.subject.keywordhealthen_US
dc.subject.keywordmaternal behavioren_US
dc.subject.keywordsocial deprivationen_US
dc.subject.stwTieren_US
dc.subject.stwFamiliensoziologieen_US
dc.subject.stwGesundheiten_US
dc.titlePrimate evidence on the late health effects of early life adversityen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn715979043en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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